[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 18 (Monday, January 28, 2013)]
[Page 5859]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01712]

[[Page 5859]]



Federal Aviation Administration

Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Application 
for Employment With the Federal Aviation Administration

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA 
invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information 
collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period 
soliciting comments on the following collection of information was 
published on October 2, 2012, vol. 77, no. 191, pages 60166-60167. The 
information collected will be used to evaluate the qualifications of 
applicants for a variety of positions within the FAA.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by February 27, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954-9362, or by 
email at: [email protected].

    OMB Control Number: 2120-0597.
    Title: Application for Employment with the Federal Aviation 
    Form Numbers: Information is collected via the Office of Personnel 
Management online USAJOBS system and the FAA's Automated Vacancy 
Information Access Tool for Online Referral staffing tool.
    Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
    Background: Under the provisions of Public Law 104-50, the Federal 
Aviation Administration (FAA) was given the authority and the 
responsibility for developing and implementing its own personnel 
system. The agency requests certain information needed to determine 
basic eligibility for employment and potential eligibility for 
veteran's preference and Veteran's Readjustment Act appointments. In 
addition, occupation specific questions assist us in determining 
candidates' qualifications so that we may hire only the best-qualified 
candidates for our many aviation safety-related occupations.
    Respondents: Approximately 118,000 applicants annually.
    Frequency: Information is collected on occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 1.5 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 177,000 hours.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be 
addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of 
Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to [email protected], or faxed to (202) 395-6974, or mailed to the 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including (a) whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the 
quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) 
ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of 
the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include 
your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information 

    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 22, 2013.
Albert R. Spence,
FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises 
Business Services Division, AES-200.
[FR Doc. 2013-01712 Filed 1-25-13; 8:45 am]